Aortic Augmentation Index

Known as: AAUGIX 
A complex measure of wave reflection calculated as the ratio of aortic augmentation pressure to pulse pressure, and used as an indirect measure of… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND The importance of measuring aortic pulse wave velocity (PWVao), aortic augmentation index (Aix) and central systolic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The augmentation index predicts cardiovascular mortality and is usually explained as a distally reflected wave adding to the… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVES The aortic augmentation index (AI) and aortic pulse wave velocity (PWV) are known to be indicators of arterial… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Increased arterial stiffness has been associated with greater risk of cardiovascular events. We investigated whether… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND We investigated whether the aortic augmentation index (AIx), a measure of arterial wave reflection and stiffness, is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Impaired glucose metabolism (IGM) and type 2 diabetes (DM-2) are associated with high cardiovascular disease risk. Increases in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Synthesis of the aortic pressure waveform by application of a transfer function to the radial pulse allows the estimation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
AIMS To investigate the role of basal nitric oxide (NO) production in regulating large artery stiffness in vivo. METHODS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Aortic augmentation index, a measure of central systolic blood pressure augmentation arising mainly from pressure-wave reflection… (More)
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2001
2001
The augmentation index (AIx) and "oscillatory" compliance (C(2)) are wave contour analysis parameters for the central aorta (P(ao… (More)
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